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Makerere University staff have embraced the ongoing headcount exercise which was authorized by the Appointments Board. Dr. Davis Malowa Ndanyi, the Director Human Resource says the staff head count is required to implement a new salary payment method that should have taken effect last year. According to the new payment method, staff will be paid [...]
Residents of Bukedea district stormed Bukedea central police station with bodies of two suspects who are said to have died under mysterious circumstance during their detention at the station. The Police fired bullets and teargas to disperse protestors. The two dead suspects had been detained following the murder of one Francis Opolot of Kachumbala Sub [...]
An international non-governmental organization is set to give out 100,000 shillings to each eligible private school teacher in primary and secondary schools. GiveDirectly is an organization that focuses on poverty alleviation and humanitarian relief via livelihood cash transfers. According to the ministry of gender the cash relief program will support 300,000 teachers across the country- [...]
The Uganda Revenue Authority posted a revenue shortfall of 690.3 Billion Shillings in the first four months of the 2021/22 financial year. According to the target given by the Ministry of Finance, URA was supposed to have collected a total of 6.8 trillion shillings by October, However, only 6.1 trillion shillings was collected. A breakdown [...]
The reopening of the Old Taxi Park remains uncertain. In May 2020, Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA started renovations in the park and planned to complete the works in three months. However, to date, the park remains closed with works partially done. KCCA Council resolved to open the park on October 20 as works continue, a [...]
Business at the Malaba border point has come to a halt as  truck drivers strike enters a third day. The truck drivers are protesting against the mandatory fee of Ugx100,000 (3,600 Kshs.) charged for COVID-19 testing as they cross into Uganda. The drivers who started the silent strike on Monday have since parked their trucks [...]
Nathan Byanyima, the Bukianga North MP demanded an explanation from the Ministry of Finance in regard to the source of the new money that is going to be used for the oil roads and what their plan is regarding maintenance of  different roads across the country that are in a poor state.
The Ministry of Finance has withdrawn from parliament a loan proposal of 386 Billion Shillings that was meant to finance the upgrading of oil roads in the Albertine Graben. The loan equivalent to Euros 96.3 million was tabled before Parliament last week by the Government Chief Whip, Thomas Tayebwa and government indicated that it was [...]
The money that the Education Ministry directed schools to use for renovation works is severely inadequate. Due to the prolonged closure of learning institutions triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, schools did not utilize the Shillings 107billion disbursed by the government under the capitation grant. As a result, the Education Ministry directed schools to utilize a [...]
Four time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye, has called for an end to the dusk to dawn curfew as the year comes to a close. Besigye who is also the national chairperson of the People’s Front for Transition-PFT, a loose opposition grouping, said there is no evidence that a curfew can in any way limit [...]

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